Definition for embarcation (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for embarcation
A moving and pathetic spectacle was that of the embarcation of the Athenians for the Isle of Salamis.Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The idea pleased the Marquise; but who would undertake to discover the fugitive and arrange for her embarcation?The House of the Combrays|G. le Notre
Outside I found a great crowd to see the embarcation of the corpse for its last home, the Campo Santo.A Wanderer in Venice|E.V. Lucas
Old men and young, the sick and even the dying, all had to go to the nearest point of embarcation.The Jesuits, 1534-1921|Thomas J. Campbell
The embarcation was a wondrous spectacle, such as civilized eyes have rarely beheld, and can never witness again.
Word Origin and History for embarcation
1640s, from French embarcation, noun of action from embarquer (see embark).